Carved Duplex

Location: Williamsburg, NY
Size: 2,000 SF + 300 SF deck
Type: Residential
Client: 95 Havemeyer Corp
Engineer: Grant
COR-TEN: Chapel Steel
Photos: Michael Vahrenwald
Completion: 2011


Carved Duplex is a rooftop addition to a brick townhouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The apartment takes over the 3rd floor & expands upward via a COR-TEN box. The project explores the phenomenological qualities of living in close proximity to large monoliths in various material forms. The project slowly unfolds from a black bedroom on the lower level to white living room on the upper level. The project includes twin-cut fireplaces, large wedge core, stainless steel kitchen, long stainless steel tub, roof deck & grey wooden floors. COR-TEN steel prints by fashion designer, Jonathan Cohen, for spring/summer 2012 collection. In Dwell photo Architect Alex Gil & Claudia DeSimio at Monolith table by Paul Barbera.

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